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Learn SQL Server DBA Skills from Scratch

A guide to becoming an SQL Server Database Administrator - DBA
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 8h 19m
Language: English
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SQL Server DBA Skills are in  hot demand due to the growth  and reliance on data.SQL Server is a relational database management system from Microsoft that’s designed for the enterprise environment.
A DBA ( Database administrator) has to perform several responsibilities to ensure the smooth running 
of the SQL sever database.
Some of the key daily responsibilities of a SQL Server DBA includes:
Confirm that backups have been made and successfully saved to a secure location
Check the backup failure alerts, correct the errors and rerun the backups
Review the average duration of backup, any significant changes occurred investigates on this.
Most of the time it happens due to networking low bandwidth
Validate the backup files using restore verify only. Jobs  can  be created to take care of the task and to send a notification if it fails to verify any backup.
Regularly monitor and identify blocking issues. 
Check Performance counters on all production servers and verify that all counters are within the normal range. 
Throughout the day, periodically monitor performance by collecting relevant data
Create indexes to reduce the time it takes to get responses from the  SQL Server  after a T-SQL Script is executed.
Check the  auditing  logs for failed logins and notify the audit team if necessary
Implement relevant permissions to prevent authorized access to SQL Server databases
T-SQL ( Transact -SQL )
Transact-SQL is central to using SQL Server.  All applications that communicate with an instance of SQL Server
 do so by sending Transact-SQL statements to the server, regardless of the user interface of the application. 
T-SQL is Microsoft’s proprietary version of the standard SQL(Structural Query  language)
Using T-SQL you can communicate with SQL Servers to perform task like:
Retrieving data from the database
Updating data
Inserting data into databases
Deleting data

You will learn

✓ Backup a database
✓ Recover a database
✓ Secure a database
✓ Install SQL Server Instance
✓ Create ETL Package with SSIS
✓ Create dashboard reports with SSRS
✓ Monitor SQL Server Database
✓ Write T-SQL queries
✓ Use SQL Server Tools like SSMS


• You should be able to use a PC at a beginner level
• Basic knowledge of Database Concepts
• Basic SQL knowledge

This course is for

• Support Engineers
• Aspiring DBA’S
• Aspiring Programmers
• Aspiring Developers
• Aspiring Data Warehouse professionals
• Data Analyst
• Data Scientist
• Graduate looking for career in IT
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Bluelime has engaged in various types of projects for fortune 500 companies and understands what is required to prepare students with the relevant skills they need.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 8h 19m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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